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Chad Daybell case can proceed to trial, judge rules

Chad Daybell case can proceed to trial, judge rules

An Idaho judge ruled Tuesday that the case against Chad Daybell, the stepfather of two children whose remains were found on his property, can proceed to trial. Daybell is charged with two felony counts of conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence and two felony counts of destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence.…MORE

Novavax Phase 1 data shows coronavirus  vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response

Novavax Phase 1 data shows coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response

A third US company has released study results showing its coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response. Novavax, Inc. released Phase 1 data Tuesday from 131 volunteers showing that after two doses of the vaccine, participants developed neutralizing antibodies at levels more than four times higher on average than the antibodies developed by…MORE

Operation Warp Speed adviser says media criticism slows coronavirus fight

Critical media reporting about Operation Warp Speed, the federal government’s effort to speed development of drugs, vaccines and other measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, is distracting people working on the project, its chief adviser says. Former pharma executive Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, complained on a US Health and Human…MORE

Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in the US

Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in the US

Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy in the United States as the global airline industry reels from the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which is based in the United Kingdom, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York on Tuesday. Virgin Atlantic hasn’t been immune from the airline industry’s pandemic problems. In July, the company…MORE

FBI says audit found only minor errors in FISA warrants

FBI says audit found only minor errors in FISA warrants

The FBI said it found only “minor” errors in 29 warrant applications to the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, after the agency came under heavy criticism for its handling of politically sensitive cases and reviewed a sampling of its past efforts. The agency’s audit filed with the FISA court looked at almost 7,000 facts in…MORE

Third party mailers muddle absentee ballot process in Georgia

Third party mailers muddle absentee ballot process in Georgia

Outside groups in Georgia are sending absentee ballot applications to voters, potentially causing confusion and delays in mailing ballots. The Patriots Foundation, a self-proclaimed watchdog group, has been conducting a nonpartisan voter turnout effort in various states around the country, according to the group’s president, Craig Robinson. The effort has come after the state of…MORE

Barron Trump’s private school will begin with virtual classes only

Barron Trump’s private school will begin with virtual classes only

Hours after President Donald Trump’s Tuesday tweet to “OPEN THE SCHOOLS!!” the private school attended by Trump’s youngest son has determined it will not open the school year with in-person learning. In a letter sent to parents and obtained by CNN, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School head of school Robert Kosasky announced the K-12 school will…MORE